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God’s Revelation in Nature

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

October 20, 2021

The biblical starting point for all human activity – including academic reflection – is the character of God as revealed in the Bible, the incarnate Son, and the created world. For man to begin with anything else is necessarily to respond in an idolatrous fashion.

 

How Do We Encounter Reality?

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

October 13, 2021

Contrary to unbelieving philosophy which places some aspect of human experience on the throne of the universe, and contrary to earlier Christian philosophy which seeks to elevate theology above all other spheres of science, is the Reformational view. On this view, the self-attesting revealed Word of God is the basis for every subsequent theory about the universe.

 

How Does the World Hold Together?

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

October 6, 2021

This episode introduces the idea that aspects of reality hang together like pearls on a thread, and explains how philosophical assumptions inform and direct our everyday activities.

 

How do we Think Christianly

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 29, 2021

A distinctly Christian way of thinking means returning to the Word of God as the source of all true knowledge and insight, and building an understanding of the world from that foundation. It is our starting point that makes all the difference.

 

Making Sense of Reality

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 22, 2021 | Psalms 

Season Five of the Podcast for Cultural Reformation kicks off with a brief review of the Canadian Federal election and begins a discussion that we will develop throughout this season on how and why a fully formed Christian worldview accounts for reality, even in the midst of tumultuous cultural circumstances.

 

The Story of the Gospel in Art

by Jeremy Bundy and Marcus Pittman and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 15, 2021

On this episode of the Podcast for Cultural Reformation, Marcus Pittman describes the present state of Christian representation in mainstream arts and entertainment, and what he is doing to improve it. We discuss the Christian calling to be the best storytellers, because the Christian story is the greatest story in the world.

 

LIVE Q&A at Runner Academy

by Andre Schutten and Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras and Wesley Huff

July 14, 2021

At the 2021 Runner Academy, Joe Boot and faculty introduce the work and reformational vision of Evan Runner, and respond to delegates’ live questions on law, politics, theology, and the Canadian justice system.

 

Love Thy Neighbour

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

June 30, 2021 | Leviticus 

The biblical command to love our neighbour is one of the most frequently repeated sentiments, used by both believers and unbelievers. But it is important to understand the command to love in its proper context of the law of God, otherwise we risk reducing love to an elastic term that we can fill with whatever content we want.

 

The Gospel Beyond the Headlines

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

June 23, 2021

The good news of the gospel message has profound consequences beyond personal salvation. The gospel is the power of God to extend His Kingdom rule over residential schools, closed churches, and godless legislation.

 

The Gospel and Communication Technology

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

June 2, 2021

In this episode we discuss Bill C10, along with some of the foundational cultural assumptions and commitments that brought us to this point. Joe Boot explains why freedom of communication is a gospel issue.

 

Pentecost and the Power of the Holy Spirit

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

May 28, 2021

John Calvin was referred to as the theologian of the Holy Spirit, and many who follow his theology would benefit from a greater appreciation of the power and role of the Holy Spirit in the world and the life of the believer.

 

Christian Action and a Christian Mind

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

May 12, 2021 | 2 Chronicles 

Our true character is shown when we are put under pressure. In order to respond to the needs of our time with faithful Christian action, we must first be established in a faithful Christian mind.